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Fruit Fly

Any of numerous small insects whose larvae feed on fruits.See [[Drosophila.


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drosophila experiment help

... genetics and in the midst of conducting a Drosophila melangaster fruit fly cross breeding experiment. I have two mutations: ruffled edge wing in one stock, and reduced ...

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by jftustin42
Thu Nov 15, 2012 10:19 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: drosophila experiment help
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Theories - Origin of Life

... ask, what evidence that the segmented nature of the body plan of the fruit fly has changed throughout it's existence, regardless of how rapid its generation time may ...

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by AstraSequi
Tue Mar 27, 2012 2:32 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Views: 907159

Theories - Origin of Life

... chance of happening - you can call this unlikely. However, if a million fruit flies are born, then it will probably happen around once. If you then ... mutation happening about once per generation ‒ 40 years for a fruit fly), it would happen almost immediately. The first mutation would almost ...

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by AstraSequi
Tue Mar 27, 2012 2:30 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 560
Views: 907159

Could artificial selection act on fruit flies so quickly?

... it depends on how strong the selection is. I assume most of the fruit fly population reproduces in the wild, so the strongest selection factors are probably keeping ...

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by AstraSequi
Sun Mar 18, 2012 2:51 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Could artificial selection act on fruit flies so quickly?
Replies: 1
Views: 1513

Could artificial selection act on fruit flies so quickly?

Could we unintetnionally select for faster and more evasive fruit flies in the populations in our homes because we are always swatting at ... on them, and they don't even flinch. I spent more time whiping up the fly guts. By the way, if there is a way to keep them out without killing them, ...

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by wildfunguy
Sun Mar 18, 2012 2:28 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Could artificial selection act on fruit flies so quickly?
Replies: 1
Views: 1513
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